EU working to label Israeli settlement products

14 September 2012 / euobserver.com / EU working on consumer labels for Israeli settlement products BRUSSELS – Denmark is fronting an EU initiative to help consumers boycott Israeli settlement products. Its foreign ministry is funding an event in Brussels on 23 October to get EU diplomats and NGOs, such as Oxfam and Crisis Action, talking…

Palestinian employment in Israel and the Settlements

 August 2012 / Kav LaOved / Report: “Employment of Palestinian Workers in Israel and the Settlements – Limitations, Restrictions, and Rights Violations.” The report describes the many obstacles faced by a Palestinian worker wishing to work in Israel. One of the most difficult obstacles is his dependency on a specific employer. Were you aware that…

ITUC Annual Trade Union Survey 2012

The 2012 International Trade Union Confederation’s Annual Survey of violations of trade union rights has been published on the ITUC website.  The annual survey provides important information about trade union rights in law, in practice and violations of those rights. Palestine survey: The exercise of freedom of association remains very difficult for most Palestinian workers, especially…

First Brisbane BDS walking tour

28 August 2012: Media Statement – First Brisbane BDS walking tour a great success Last Saturday, August 25, the first Brisbane Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) Walking Tour was held, successfully highlighting a number of stores in the Brisbane CBD that profit from the products of Israeli apartheid. The Tour spent around ten minutes outside the…

ITUC annual survey published

The 2011 ITUC Annual Survey of violations of trade union rights has been published on the ITUC website.  The annual survey provides important information about trade union rights in law, in practice and violations of those rights. Palestine survey: The exercise of freedom of association or collective bargaining remains very difficult for most Palestinian workers,…